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Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-17-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By gashammer
Thanks for the replies. I'll check into your...

Thanks for the replies. I'll check into your recommendations.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-16-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By gashammer
No real input on your design/materials, but where...

No real input on your design/materials, but where are you buying aluminum from? My steel shop has limited aluminum down here in Colorado Springs. I'd like to find a supplier.
Forum: Introductions 05-03-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By gashammer
Good to see some more CO folks...Welcome!

Good to see some more CO folks...Welcome!
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-19-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 71,253
Posted By gashammer
I'm really enjoying your build. I'm currently...

I'm really enjoying your build. I'm currently working on a 356, or two, at my shop. These cars have curves in every direction and it takes a keen eye to make sure everything looks right.

I'm...
Forum: Buck Building 01-28-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,396
Posted By gashammer
I've seen a bunch of Porsche archive photos and...

I've seen a bunch of Porsche archive photos and video's, but never that.

I'm always amazed at how the factory welds are disappeared with no undercut whatsoever. Now penetration is a different...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-08-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By gashammer
From my experience, that will happen. I...

From my experience, that will happen. I generally finish the detailing on a sharp edged dolly to get the final shape.

Also, you have a lot of shrink going on. You may consider re-positioning the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-10-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By gashammer
Nice work, as always! Do you have any...

Nice work, as always!

Do you have any detailed shots of the two piece headlight buckets? I can't say that I've ever noticed that.

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By gashammer
I've been using https://photos.google.com/albums ...

I've been using https://photos.google.com/albums

Free and unlimited photos uploads, very intuitive and user friendly.
Forum: Tutorials 05-26-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 56,735
Posted By gashammer
Something else you may want to try is to put the...

Something else you may want to try is to put the tucks into the sheet. Then clamp the sheet to a work bench in the shape of the curve you want. Once the sheet is clamped, tap down the tucks. It...
Forum: Introductions 04-02-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By gashammer
Thanks for posting the link. How do you secure...

Thanks for posting the link. How do you secure the delrin to the tool?
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 02-13-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,792
Posted By gashammer
I picked up a full set of lower anvils yesterday...

I picked up a full set of lower anvils yesterday for under $50.00. A HP upper and an adjuster and I think I'll have a nice little wheel for cheap.

I hit a similar sale a couple years back and...
Forum: Introductions 02-08-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By gashammer
Fellow Colorado Springs resident here. Welcome...

Fellow Colorado Springs resident here. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,014
Posted By gashammer
Very cool project and very nice craftsmanship! ...

Very cool project and very nice craftsmanship!
It appears that we share a common affliction.

http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1568533.jpg
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-21-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,701
Posted By gashammer
Somewhere I've seen someone make a couple of...

Somewhere I've seen someone make a couple of steel dies to draw the material through with a come-along. Cut your material. Start the shape and pull it through with lots of lube.

Disclaimer:...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-12-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,618
Posted By gashammer
Nice project! I have two friends with the same...

Nice project! I have two friends with the same car. One will be made into a race car and the other was placed upon a VW chassis. I will be doing some work on one being made into a race car.

For...
Forum: Introductions 11-04-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By gashammer
That sounds great, Bob! I would certainly attend.

That sounds great, Bob! I would certainly attend.
Forum: Introductions 11-04-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By gashammer
It would be nice to have a Colorado Metal Meet.

It would be nice to have a Colorado Metal Meet.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,925
Posted By gashammer
I agree completely! Whenever I get in a bind...

I agree completely! Whenever I get in a bind with making a part or question my ability, I think about the DVD and know that there is a way to do what I need to do with as he puts it, "simple hand...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,925
Posted By gashammer
He posts on facebook under Classic Metal Shaping....

He posts on facebook under Classic Metal Shaping.

I always enjoyed his posts and his straightforward approach to shaping and welding. I use lots of techniques from his DVD. Without doubt, that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,318
Posted By gashammer
George Barris at the Dannenhaur and Stauss...

George Barris at the Dannenhaur and Stauss facilities:
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,380
Posted By gashammer
That looks great! Do you have any concept...

That looks great! Do you have any concept drawings you're working off of?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,843
Posted By gashammer
After I posted that photo, I realized that I...

After I posted that photo, I realized that I actually did the panel with a tipping wheel and a skateboard lower wheel. Sorry for the confusion. I didn't have to planish the edge as I only ran the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,843
Posted By gashammer
I made this with a box/pan brake and put the...

I made this with a box/pan brake and put the border around it with a stepping die on the bead roller. I curved it in the slip roll. Heat shield for Type 4 VW....
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,425
Posted By gashammer
I just realized that the scooter is in miniature....

I just realized that the scooter is in miniature. Wow! I thought it was a restoration.
Forum: Posting Pictures 11-13-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,425
Posted By gashammer
Very cool! In the US this is called a wide-body...

Very cool! In the US this is called a wide-body or handlebar Vespa. Should it have a headlight on the front fender? Also, are the wheels and motor custom? The wheels look like Kart wheels. What...
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